University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Arabic Studies Minor

Minor - Arabic Studies 


Lower-Division Core Courses16
Upper-Division Core Courses3
Total Hours22

Degree Specific Credits: 22

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Note: At least 6 credits must be of upper division courses. A minimum grade of C is required in all the courses taken to fulfill the minor.

Lower-Division Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ARAB 101Elementary Modern Standard Arabic I4
ARAB 102Elementary Modern Standard Arabic II4
ARAB 201Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I4
ARAB 202Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic II4
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C

Upper-Division Core Courses

Complete the following course:
ARAB 305The Arab World3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C


Note: Before taking an independent study outside the Arabic program, you need to consult with the advisor of the minor. Upon consent of the advisor of the academic minor, up to three credits (either taken at the University of Montana or transferred from another institution) may be counted as an elective if at least 75% of the content is related to the Arab world. Below is a list of suggested courses.

Complete one of the following courses:3
Independent Study
Nationalism and the Modern Middle East
Experimental Offering: Comparative Politics (Politics of the Middle East)
International Security
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C